A JAPANESE MASK NETSUKE OF OKAME, BY GYOKUSHIN, 19TH CENTURY
silver and black lacquered wood, signed 'Gyokushin'
The artist is possibly Miki Gyokushin. There are two lacquered combs by him in the Casals Collection, Osaka. There are good reasons to think he may have been a pupil of Ikeda Taishin.
Peter E. Müller Japanese Mask Collection No.111
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